Tellin

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This article is about the place in Belgium. For the shellfish, see Tellina.
Tellin
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Tellin
Coat of arms
Tellin is located in Belgium
Tellin
Tellin
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°4.9′N 05°13.1′E / 50.0817°N 5.2183°E / 50.0817; 5.2183Coordinates: 50°4.9′N 05°13.1′E / 50.0817°N 5.2183°E / 50.0817; 5.2183
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Luxembourg
Arrondissement Neufchâteau
Government
 • Mayor Françoise Boeve
 • Governing party/ies VE, EDA
Area
 • Total 56.64 km2 (21.87 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 2,460
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Postal codes 6927
Area codes 084
Website (French) www.tellin.be

Tellin is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg, in the Ardennes. On 1 January 2007 the municipality, which covers 56.64 km², had 2,386 inhabitants, giving a population density of 42.1 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Tellin proper, Bure, Grupont, and Resteigne.

Sights[edit]

The Bell and Carillon Museum is housed in a former stagecoach inn. The museum shows the history of the foundry, manufacturing, professional secrets and the work of the bell-founders. In addition, there is a unique set of weather-vanes and clocks.

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Tellin at Wikimedia Commons